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Job Title: Theatre Arts Instructor (Choreography)             Type: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director                                              Hire Date: September 2021

Job Summary:

OFC Creations is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative individual with a passion for inspiring the next generation of musical theatre performers. The Theatre Arts Instructor will be a full-time staff member joining the OFC team in September of 2021. The individual will be responsible for leading and instructing drama programs for all age categories (ages 4-18, adults), specifically with a focus in choreographing shows, teaching dance classes, and directing productions.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Choreographing and/or directing assigned theatre productions, musicals, straight plays, special events, fundraisers.

  • Teaching dance classes and private lessons in dance and acting

  • Overseeing the elements of an assigned production from beginning to end.

  • Bringing about a unified vision within the finished product of said show or event.

  • Leading and collaborating with a team of fellow artists and designers.

  • Training students and campers ages 4 to 18 in the performing arts.

  • Tracking student performance and growth; and storing records confidentially.

  • Teaching private lessons in dance and/or acting.

  • Assisting in other capacities behind the scenes (front of house, backstage and/or in the office) and additional activities including community events, adult productions, and touring performances.

  • Communicating with families on student success and areas for improvement.

  • Joining office and partnership meetings, maintaining dedicated time for communication and office work assignments, and maintaining a clean and professional work area.
     

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of choreography/dance

    • Priority will be given to those with additional skills in directing theatre productions

  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong ability to work with the needs of younger students as well as the skill set to train teenagers

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to take initiative while solving problems.

  • Ability to be a team player while working with colleagues.

  • Ability to train, inspire, and lead children of all ages and abilities.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.

  • Proficient in acting, singing, or dance but familiar experience in all three.

 

Job Schedule and Location:

  • 40 hours per week

  • School year hours: Weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends

  • Summer: Weekday mornings/afternoons, Friday evenings, and Saturdays

  • Most job activity will take place at the OFC Creations Theatre Center, however some job activity and programs may take place at other locations

  • This job does not typically allow for working from home

  • This is not a 9AM-5PM job and requires a flexible work schedule but should not exceed 40 hours per week.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Excessive experience in dance, and 3+ years’ experience in choreography and/or working with youth

  • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.

  • Background check and drug test completed before job offer finalized.

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start work by September 5, or earlier

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting annual salary $35,000-$40,000, commensurate with experience and skills.

  • Potential relocation stipend available for out of town applicants

  • Health insurance plan and additional family health plan options.

  • Dental insurance plan 100% covered by company

  • One (1) week paid time off plus adequate sick leave.

  • Options for additional vision and life insurance.

  • Potential for bonuses and work-related mileage reimbursement.

 

Application:
Applicants must send the following to info@OFCCreations.com for consideration. Interviews will be conducted accordingly, and a letter of recommendation may be requested.

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Indication of skills in dance, choreography, and directing

  • Indication of skills in training/educating students

 

OFC Creations is an equal opportunity employer and does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person in employment, promotion, or provision of services on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, or age. We encourage all qualified parties to apply and work with our team.

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